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Coal India's production partially hit due to strike: govt

Areas with potential for higher production have been identified "and measures have been taken to ensure un-interrupted production

The government today said the two-day nationwide strike called by trade unions in February led to a production loss of around 0.71 million tonnes (MT) in Coal India (CIL). "Coal production in CIL and SCCL (Singareni Collieries Co Ltd) suffered partially due to two days nation-wide strike... by 0.71 million tonnes (approx) and 0.1 million tonnes respectively," Minister of State for Coal Pratik Prakashbapu Patil said in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha. Replying to question on the measures being taken to make up the production losses the Minister said: "CIL has stated ...